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  • Niagara real estate agents donate funds for military families

    The Friends of Family Support Association here at the base received a very generous donation from Great Lakes Real Estate of over $600 in grocery assistance cards and several gifts for children of service members.Pat Dettinger, Great Lakes Real Estate agent challenged other agents to provide gifts suitable for teenage children of service members.
  • Niagara builders present check for family readiness

    Jerry O'Neill, Executive Officer, Niagara County Builders Association, and Kristin Savard, President, Niagara County Builders Association presented Holly Curcione, Niagara Falls ARS Friends of Family Support Treasurer with a check for two hundred fifty dollars to the Friends of Family Support Association (FFSA) at the base here.The Niagara County
  • Scouts deliver for troops

    Members at Niagara will soon enjoy their favorite movie with some delicious gourmet popcorn thanks to the Boy Scouts. A movie and a loved one or friend is optional.The Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Scouting supporters of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council in Western New York donated over 1,000 packages of gourmet popcorn to local military families. 
  • Elks donate toys for military children

    Just in time for Christmas, Brian Maxwell, Kenton Elks Lodge #1942 trustee, Richard Donn, West District #6520 New York State Elks vice president, Lt.Col. (Retired) Barry Griffith, district deputy grand exalted ruler West District #6520 New York State Elks, and Becky Whelon, Kenton Elks Lodge #1942 veteran's coordinator, delivered a collection of
  • 30 APS returns home after a job well done

    Members from the 30th Aerial Port Squadron were greeted by their family members here, Dec. 6, 2014. 35 unit personnel were deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan."A lot of people helped set this up," said Master Sgt. Michael Peppers, unit deployment monitor, 30 APS. "We were able to use the hangar and have Airman and Family Readiness here. It
  • USAF Thunderbirds to highlight 2015 Niagara Air Show

    The base here is scheduled to host the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show on July 18-19 featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team."NFARS is proud to have the Thunderbirds as the headline act of the 2015 Thunder of Niagara Air Show which is free and open to the public.  This event is intended to express our
  • 914 ASTS welcomes commander

    Col. Victor D. Brown assumed command of the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron here on Dec. 6, 2014.Col. Brown previously served NFARS as the Chief of Dental Services for the 914 ASTS. Col. Brown entered the United States Air Force Reserve by direct commission in 2001 and has participated in several international missions."I'm very excited to take
  • Snow-covered streets remind 1st responder of hit TV show, with snow.

    When a call came out for snowmobilers to assist in the storm Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Deputy Fire Chief Aaron McLane was quick to respond.On Tuesday November 18, Day 1 of the storm Buffalo and surrounding area streets were covered with several feet of snow, ambulances could not respond to medical emergencies throughout Erie County.The
  • Fire Emergency Services members respond during storm

    The storm that brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy. Roofs already were beginning to creak and collapse. Homeowners and store employees around the region climbed onto roofs Thursday to shovel off the snow and reduce the danger.Members of
  • Niagara ARS Firefighters assist in snowstorm

    A five person specialized team from Niagara Air Reserve Station has been mobilized to assist officials in Erie County, N.Y. hit hard by the massive lake effect snowstorm.The storm which dumped more than six feet of snow hit the Buffalo area on Tuesday November 18th causing countless numbers of road closures, school and business closures, stranding
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